Austin Block 4

1

X-Ray of the left forearm of a 75 year old woman reveals an undisplaced fracture of the distal radius (a Colle's fracture). A forearm plaster is applied. She returns the following day complaining of increased pain. Her fingers.are cyanosed and cold with reduced sensation. The most likely diagnosis is:


2

Which of the following statements about rheumatoid arthritis is true?


3

A 65 year old woman presents to the Emergency Department after a fall complaining of a painful left shoulder. X-Ray reveals a subcapital fracture of the humerus. She should be treated by:


4

Which of the following fractures is most commonly associated with a significant vascular complication:


5

Tenderness in the anatomical snuff box of the wrist suggests:


6

The commonest malignant tumour of bone is:


7

Spontaneous (pathological) fractures occur in all of the following except:


8

In the history of a patient with a suspected tear of a meniscus you would expect all of the following, except:


9

The most frequent complication of Colle's fracture in a woman of 70 is:


10

Which of the following is least likely to be involved in rheumatoid arthritis?


11

A popliteal (Baker's) cyst of the knee is associated with:


12

The clinical feature unique to a fracture is: